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Buying Assistant

27/03/20 Kildare Neg

Permanent full-time

My client, an extremely successful Global Business, is seeking a Buying Assistant to join their expanding team.

This role will suit a commercially-minded, driven individual with a passion for food. The ideal candidate will hold previous Buying experience, or have a background in Food Science or Business.

This company offers an attractive salary and fantastic opportunities for progression within this award-winning, renowned business.


  • Create a buying plan that supports the delivery of the customer plan.
  • Deliver profitable customer-centric ranges and promotions to achieve sales and targets.
  • Support the development of product ranges and the supply base.
  • Resolve day-to-day issues with suppliers, distribution and the ordering department.
  • Develop and manage supplier and business relationships.
  • Negotiate the best prices and margins for the product.
  • Keep a constant eye on competitors, comparing the price, quality and value of their ranges.
  • Provide weekly sales and stock info.
  • Adhere to all policies and protocols to avoid breaches.


  • 3rd Level Degree in Business/Commerce/Food Science advantageous.
  • Background in Buying, Sales or Quality advantageous.
  • Excellent relationship-building and communication skills.
  • Commercial knowledge and proven negotiating skills.
  • Organisational skills essential.
  • IT Skills including MS Office Suite.
  • Full, clean driving license essential.

Please apply by sending your CV to Brona Clarke at or call for more information.

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